TITLE

Avoiding the proprietary path

AUTHOR(S)
Jeff-Baumgartner
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
CED;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author expresses concern over the reluctance of the cable industry in adopting new innovations. The cable industry was slow to adopt digital video recording and portable media. It allowed the Distributed Base Station to take the initiative on both. Recently cable television network CableLab Inc. plans to use the bonding of downstream DOCSIS 2.0 channels technology well before the launch of the next generation of technology, DOCSIS 3.0. DOCSIS 3.0 enables the bonding of at least four channels, while DOCSIS 2.0 enables a minimum bonding of just two channels.
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